Willowburn Bog

Description: Willowburn Bog.

Type/Class: Bog. 2

Size: 4.3 ha.

Altitude: 180 - 200 m above sea level.

Approximate location: 1.5 km East of the intersection of Old Coach Road and Dodds Road, Clinton.
NZTM (centre point): E1310860 N4874450.

Regional Plan: Water for Otago. Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.170, Map F30.

Territorial Authority: Clutha District Council.


Interactive map of Willowburn Bog

Recorded Values

Value Description
A4 High degree of wetland naturalness. 2
A1 - A3, A6 - A9 No relevant information is currently held by the ORC.


Other Information

  • Composition of wire rush/oioi (Leptocarpus similis), silver birch, and red tussock (Chionochloa rubra Zotov). 2


Aerial view of Willowburn Bog (March 2006)



Willowburn Bog (March 2008) 2



2 Ausseil, A.G., Newsome, P., Johnson, P. (2008) Wetland Mapping in the Otago Region. Landcare Research Contract Report prepared for the Otago Regional Council.